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Global News Soldier-defector is 'window' onto N. Korean life
Author: 0 Soldier-defector is 'window' onto N. Korean life

At least three or four F-35 stealth aircraft will also participate, South Korean reports said. The ditch is to the immediate north of the military demarcation line, where the defector abandoned his jeep that had been stuck in a ditch and started running toward the south.

Global News Susan Sarandon Says We'd Be At War Under Clinton
Author: 0 Susan Sarandon Says We'd Be At War Under Clinton

Susan Sarandon says her ex-pal Hillary Clinton would've been a bad POTUS. Sarandon said she had previously supported Clinton when she ran for Senate in 2001. "But that was just one glimpse of a fairly emotional and strident definition, and there was a period when young women didn't want that label", she told the Guardian .

Global News Veteran actor Rance Howard passes away at 89
Author: 0 Veteran actor Rance Howard passes away at 89

We love & miss U Dad (sic)". Ron Howard took to Twitter to share the news of Rance Howard's death while also paying tribute to the late actor. Ron spoke to The Hollywood Reporter before his father's passing and spoke about how proud he was of him.

Global News Hadiya
Author: 0 Hadiya "Does Not Have An Independent Mind", Says Her Father's Lawyer

Saturday, before departing from Kochi , Hadiya had said that she wanted to go back and stay with her husband. Shafin Jahan, Hadiya's husband, had moved to the apex court, after the Kerala High Court annulled his marriage with Hadiya, saying it was an insult to the independence of women in the country.

Global News Conyers steps aside from top spot on Judiciary
Author: 0 Conyers steps aside from top spot on Judiciary

In a statement Sunday, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said she welcomed Conyers' decision to give up the committee leadership post. "After careful consideration and in light of the attention drawn by recent allegations made against me", Mr Conyers said in a statement, he is stepping aside on the Judiciary panel "during the investigation of these matters".

Global News Thousands flee as Bali volcano threatens to erupt
Author: 0 Thousands flee as Bali volcano threatens to erupt

Saturday's eruption started at 5.30pm local time and went on for some time, with ash going up 1.5km and being blown southwest, carried by the current wind direction trend, BNPB spokesman Dr Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a statement. Bali, famous for its surf, beaches and temples, attracted almost 5 million visitors a year ago, but business has slumped in areas around the volcano since September when Agung's volcanic tremors began to increase.

Global News JK: CM Mehbooba and Oman Abdullah condemns killing of soldier in Shopian
Author: 0 JK: CM Mehbooba and Oman Abdullah condemns killing of soldier in Shopian

Locals who found the body had informed the police. Kalia said Dar was on leave till November 26. His body was traced in teh Wuthmulla village which is located in Shopian, near Keegam. She tweeted, "Strongly condemn the brutal killing of Irfan Ahmed, a fearless Territorial Army soldier at Shopian". A police officer, while speaking to the TV channel, said that the possibility of the involvement of terrorists in the kidnap and murder can not be ruled out.

Global News Nahargarh Fort Death: Is it connected to Padmavati? Some unanswered questions
Author: 0 Nahargarh Fort Death: Is it connected to Padmavati? Some unanswered questions

The body was hanging outside the wall over a ditch, while within the ramparts, some notes have been found scribbled on stones with coal, purportedly against those protesting the movie's release. Protesting right-wing groups say Padmavati insults an iconic Hindu queen. The Shri Rajput Karni Sena, which has been spearheading a campaign against the film Padmavati with the demand for a ban on its release, distanced itself from the incident.

Global News Teenager detained at border; grandmother found dead
Author: 0 Teenager detained at border; grandmother found dead

Mott had previously been spotted in Pennsylvania . When Mott and French did not pick up the teenager's father on Wednesday, the couple returned to their home via Uber and found it looted. Mott is considered armed and risky. Police investigated at two locations Thursday and Friday - French's home on Nipigon Avenue South in Mayport and Seagate Avenue in Neptune Beach .

Global News Winter session of parliament to begin from 15 Dec
Author: 0 Winter session of parliament to begin from 15 Dec

Sensing a stormy session, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ananth Kumar told reporters that the government would look forward for cooperation from all for the smooth functioning of both Houses. When asked if MPs would be asked to be present on January 1, Mr Kumar said they should be present on all working days, including New Year's Day. "The country expects that the bills pertaining to these two issues will come to Parliament in this session".

Global News DPS trooper shot dead near Dallas, suspect in custody
Author: 0 DPS trooper shot dead near Dallas, suspect in custody

A report by KBTX , citing police scanner traffic, said two women may have been in the suspect's auto when the incident happened. A Texas state trooper has been shot and killed in Freestone County, the Navarro County Office of Emergency Management confirmed in a tweet Thursday afternoon.

Global News India expresses outrage over release of Hafiz Saeed
Author: 0 India expresses outrage over release of Hafiz Saeed

After the ruling, Dogar said that the JuD chief will walk free on Thursday night if the Punjab Pakistan government doesn't press more charges and detain him. "I am very happy that none of the allegations against me proved as three judges of the LHC ordered my release.India had levelled baseless allegations against me".

Global News North Korea's nuclear hit list revealed: Kim's targets for WW3 strike
Author: 0 North Korea's nuclear hit list revealed: Kim's targets for WW3 strike

Air China Ltd. has suspended flights from Beijing to North Korea's capital due to weak demand, a company representative told Caixin on Thursday. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Sungri Motor Complex in Pyeongannam-do. The decision was labelled a "serious provocation" by the North Korean regime. It said the USA action shows North Korea should continue to "keep the treasured nuclear sword in our hands more tightly" to protect itself from American hostility.

Global News Nebraska approves alternate route for Keystone XL pipeline
Author: 0 Nebraska approves alternate route for Keystone XL pipeline

The approval is the last major regulatory hurdle before TransCanada , the company building the pipeline, can begin construction on the project that is supposed to take oil sands from Alberta, Canada , to the American Gulf Coast. The decision, though, wasn't wrinkle-free: The panel mandated an alternative route that was immediately targeted by the project's opponents as lacking adequate vetting.

Global News Kendall Jenner outshines Gisele Bundchen as world's highest-paid model
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner outshines Gisele Bundchen as world's highest-paid model

The 22-year-old made it to number five with $9.5 million earned in 2017 and the 21-year-old came in at number nine with $9 million. Bündchen, who formally retired from catwalk appearances a year ago, posed for adverts for Carolina Herrera fragrances, Arezzo shoes and Vivara jewellery in her homeland Brazil, but, in taking on less, her overall earnings had dropped 43% from the $30.5 million she made in 2016.

Global News Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in
Author: 0 Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in

USA lawmakers late last month lashed out at executives from Facebook , Twitter, and Google over what they called a failure to prevent abuses of their networks by Russian operatives during the presidential campaign. The tool will initially only be available to US-based users, but other options will be considered at a later point, the spokesperson said. Blumenthal sent a letter calling on Facebook to find a way to alert its users, setting Wednesday as a deadline for the company to take action.

Global News Russia Weatherman Registers Hike in Nuclear Pollution in Ural Mountains
Author: 0 Russia Weatherman Registers Hike in Nuclear Pollution in Ural Mountains

Nuclear reprocessing involves separating the radioactive plutonium and uranium from spent nuclear fuel from nuclear power reactors, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists . "Roshydromet's data on isotope contamination with ruthenium-106 allow us to conclude that the dose that could have been received by a person is 20 thousand times less than the maximum permissible annual dose and does not pose any danger to human health and life", Rosatom added.

Global News 7 things to consider when you pick out your Christmas tree
Author: 0 7 things to consider when you pick out your Christmas tree

We spoke to many retailers who were already struggling to find quality suppliers to fulfill their orders. Of all the things you can grow in Missouri, the Smiths picked Christmas trees for a very personal reason. Tree growers and sellers urge families to start looking for trees as soon as possible, by getting in contact with their favorite lots or farms. If you are exhausted of the mess that a real fir tree makes John Lewis are offering a 6ft Basics Festive Fir Christmas Tree for £45.

Global News Minnesota turkeys get luxury treatment in DC before Thanksgiving pardon
Author: 0 Minnesota turkeys get luxury treatment in DC before Thanksgiving pardon

They have punny names again - "Wishbone" and "Drumstick". Drumstick and Wishbone have been living their best lives in Washington, D.C., since they checked into the five-star Willard InterContinental Hotel on Monday. "He refused. He was a tough cookie", Trump said. It's the 70th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey tradition. The annual pardoning ceremony only began in 1989 under President George H.W.

Global News Rescue mission for missing submarine still ongoing
Author: 0 Rescue mission for missing submarine still ongoing

He described whatever had been detected as "a continuous, constant sound". The official stressed that search efforts thus far have yet to locate the submarine. The ARA San Juan was returning from a routine mission to Ushuaia, near the southern-most tip of South America, towards Mar del Plata. "A warship has a lot of backup systems, to allow it to move from one to another when there is a breakdown", Galeazzi said.

Global News Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque
Author: 0 Bomb blast kills worshippers in Adamawa mosque

The police spokesman said the young man detonated his explosives Tuesday while mingling among the worshippers. He has also directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to deploy more police personnel in the area to prevent further attacks by armed bandits in Zamfara State.

Global News DOJ Charges Former Iranian Military Hacker in HBO Data Theft
Author: 0 DOJ Charges Former Iranian Military Hacker in HBO Data Theft

Still, U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim said there would be "real consequences" for Mesri if he was ever detained. He allegedly stole scripts and plot summaries for " Game of Thrones ", as well as confidential video files containing unaired episodes of HBO shows including " Curb Your Enthusiasm ", "The Deuce" and " Ballers ".

Global News Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died, aged 49
Author: 0 Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died, aged 49

Ms. Novotna had for years sought to dominate the lawn at Wimbledon. "I am shocked, as many other people are, because I really didn't know she was so ill", she told Press Association Sport. "Her star will always shine brightly in the history of the WTA", WTA chief executive Steve Simon said in a statement . "Thoughts and Prayers with Jana's family".

Global News How to Get Involved in Monday's Transgender Day of Remembrance
Author: 0 How to Get Involved in Monday's Transgender Day of Remembrance

But missing from these discussions is that the criminal justice system is often a site where this violence against transgender people is perpetrated. The original co-sponsors of the resolution are Reps. "Transgender Day of Remembrance 2017". More than one in five transgender women are estimated to be HIV-positive , an alarming percentage that is even higher among women of color.

Global News Official says border agent hit by rock or rocks
Author: 0 Official says border agent hit by rock or rocks

Customs and Border Protection agents. Martinez had been a border patrol agent since 2013, officials said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Sunday that was thin on details about what happened, saying the two agents "were responding to activity" while on patrol near Interstate 10 in the area of Van Horn, which is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from the border with Mexico and about 110 miles (175 kilometers) southeast of El Paso.

Global News White House declares 'murderous regime' North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism
Author: 0 White House declares 'murderous regime' North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

Experts say the designation will be largely symbolic, as North Korea is already heavily sanctioned by the United States. It now joins Iran, Syria and Sudan on the list, which is overseen by the State Department. In any case, it will do little to open the way for USA dialogue with North Korea, which China, Pyongyang's No. 1 ally, and others have been pushing for.

Global News Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues
Author: 0 Argentina analyzes noise as sub search continues

The United States assisted in the search for a missing Argentine submarine, reported by the media. "This phase of search and rescue is critical", Balbi said. Hope remains that the crew is alive and can be rescued. "We don't know anything". Macri was briefed on the search during his visit to the base.

Global News Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid Iran concerns
Author: 0 Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid Iran concerns

In the resolution, the Arab ministers said they would hold "the terrorist Lebanese Hezbollah. responsible for supporting terrorism and terrorist organisations in Arab countries with modern weapons and ballistic missiles". Both have denied any involvement in the incident. The meeting, was chaired by Djibouti foreign minister Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, by the request of Saudi Arabia, which was supported by the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait.

Global News Manhunt underway after police officer slain in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Manhunt underway after police officer slain in Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags on the Capitol Complex and throughout Westmoreland County to fly at half-staff to honor fallen Police Officer Brian Shaw. Police have not said why Holt was pulled over, or why he ran away. According to Fox News investigators are still determining the reason why Shaw initiated the traffic stop in the first place, but authorities declined to provide further details while the investigation is underway.

Global News Md. woman dubbed the 'Hamburgler' arrested after McDonald's break
Author: 0 Md. woman dubbed the 'Hamburgler' arrested after McDonald's break

She was charged with burglary and theft. Earlier this week, Howard County police posted surveillance video from the McDonald's at 8305 Benson Dr.in Columbia showing a woman climbing through the drive-thru window around 1 a.m. Surveillance video shows a white Hyundai Sonata pulling into the McDonald's drive-thru. Police say she is seen on video attempting to disable the surveillance system and wash the cash drawers to remove her fingerprints.

Global News Christmas Kettles in County
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Registrations for hampers will accepted until December 1 at the Low Income People Involvement of Nipissing (LIPI) office on Main Street in North Bay. "But our mission doesn't stop at Christmas", said Maj. Volunteers do not have to stand during the entire two hours. We have groups like the Kiwanis, and the Lion's hosting a day. Local businesses can support the effort by hosting small counter kettles near their registers.

Global News SADC calls another meeting to deal with Zim crisis
Author: 0 SADC calls another meeting to deal with Zim crisis

Mugabe and envoys from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have held talks in Harare Thursday after the military took control of Zimbabwe , a South African official said. Zimbabwean intelligence reports seen by Reuters suggest Mr. Mugabe's exit was in the planning for more than a year. Smith said Zimbabweans would only leave South Africa if they were not finding jobs and the transition in Zimbabwe presented economic opportunities.

Global News UN Security Council rejects Russian draft on Syria chemical probe
Author: 0 UN Security Council rejects Russian draft on Syria chemical probe

Those who voted against the Russian resolution put forward by Bolivia "bear the full brunt of responsibility for the cessation of the operations of the JIM", Mr Nebenzia said. The UNSC had adopted a resolution calling for the formation of the JIM and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in 2015 to determine who is behind chemical-weapons attacks in Syria.

Global News Bihar court orders filing of FIR against Farooq Abdullah over PoK remark
Author: 0 Bihar court orders filing of FIR against Farooq Abdullah over PoK remark

In an earlier tweet yesterday, Omar Abdullah, reacting to Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's remarks, said he wanted to know what successive Congress governments did since 1947 to get back PoK. Such opportunistic, dual policy of Farooq Abdullah is in front of public. "It is our right to take it back and no one can stop us from doing it", he told ANI here.

Global News Norway's giant sovereign wealth fund puts forward fossil fuel divestment plan
Author: 0 Norway's giant sovereign wealth fund puts forward fossil fuel divestment plan

Norway would be scrubbing around $40-billion of shares invested in global companies. Norges Bank wrote to the Ministry of Finance today, recommending removing oil and gas sectors from its benchmark index. "During that time, the oil and gas sector will remain an important part of the global economy". "An economy such as Norway, heavily dependent on oil revenues to underpin its sovereign wealth fund, is to be congratulated for taking a timely and foresighted approach to managing its transition ...

Global News Dubai Airshow ends with deals worth $113.8 billion
Author: 0 Dubai Airshow ends with deals worth $113.8 billion

The stunning magnitude of the deal - which Airbus called its "largest single commercial announcement ever" - caught many in the aviation industry by surprise. Airbus , shares of which rose by 2.4 per cent on Wednesday, said it expects to finalise the transaction directly with the airlines in the coming weeks as it tries to close a 250-plane deficit in its order race with Boeing .

Global News OSCE watchdog slams Unites States, Russia for
Author: 0 OSCE watchdog slams Unites States, Russia for "foreign agent" media laws

A source in the Russian Justice Ministry told Sputnik on Wednesday that Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) and Voice of America (VOA) received notifications about their possible recognition as foreign agents in Russia. He has been fiercely critical of United States measures towards Russian media, but he has not given wholehearted support to the draft legislation, saying at the weekend it "might be a little too harsh".

Global News Trump's Water-Bottle Fumble Steals the Show During His Asia Trip Recap
Author: 0 Trump's Water-Bottle Fumble Steals the Show During His Asia Trip Recap

President Donald Trump went on television on Wednesday to recap his just-completed trip overseas, but it was his pause to refresh that ended up making news . After opening it with some apparent difficulty, he took a quick, awkward drink and continue on with his speech. Trump pulled a bottle of water out of his pocket and exclaimed, "It's Marco!" The throwaway moment did not go unnoticed by the president's critics on Twitter .

Global News Barbie
Author: 0 Barbie "Shero" Doll with a Hijab Honors Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

It also wears a hijab, just like her, making it the first Barbie to ever wear one ( Hijarbie isn't by Mattel ). Since then, she's been a strong advocate for amplifying black and Muslim voices in the wake of a Trump presidency. She wanted the Barbie doll to reflect that. Playing with Barbie is a childhood memory many of us cherish. The doll is modelled after US Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad .

Global News Donald Trump Jr. Was in Contact With WikiLeaks During Campaign
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. Was in Contact With WikiLeaks During Campaign

Napolitano said it is "no crime" for the president's oldest son to have simply been communicating with WikiLeaks. One message suggested Trump encourage Australia to appoint Assange as USA ambassador. Interestingly, The Atlantic story also failed to mention that Assange's internet connection was cut at the time some of the younger Trump's messages were sent.

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